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Re: ghostscript and jemalloc

In article <>,
Mark Davies  <> wrote:
>I have problems with ghostscript's PDF creation on recent -current's, 
>characters in some fonts aren't displayed in the created PDF's.  The 
>attached postscript file demonstrates the issue. Running "ps2pdf 
>" produces a PDF that has 3 corrupted characters.
>This appears to be a ghostscript/jemalloc interaction as if I link 
>phkmalloc explicitly into ghostscript it starts working again.
>Can anyone confirm that they see this also or better yet identify whats 
>actually failing.

Potentially is is a bug with ghostscript and gets exposed by jemalloc.
Simon found a similar bug in pax recently. It seems that jemalloc causes
more activity on freed memory.


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